Meet the

Pastors & Staff

Rick Ruble

Lead Pastor
517.669.5133 ext 108

Blessed to be serving at Northpointe since 2014. Intrigued by the work God does upstream. Father of six, Grandpa of eight, Husband of one. Early morning racquetball nut. Passionate fan of The Ohio State University. 

Jake Howard

Associate Pastor
517.669.5133 EXT 103

Luckiest guy in the world thanks to my amazing wife and three daughters! I'm always ready to chat about sports and defend the idea that the best teams reside in Ohio. I'm a firm believer in the need for a community that will help you grow towards Jesus- so let me help you find yours!

Andy Acker

Student Minister
517.669.5133 EXT 106

Jesus and coffee get me through the day. Husband to by best friend. Coffee roaster. Woodworker. Love to spend time outside, especially if mountains are involved. 

Jenna DeFrain

Children's Minister
517.669.5133 EXT 107

I am from Kansas City, Missouri—GO CHIEFS! I studied at Liberty University and earned my bachelor’s degree in Biblical and Theological Studies. I love baking bread, hammocking, and playing with my Great Pyrenees, Brody. I have a huge passion for helping all children see the Bible come to life and move their lives closer to Jesus.

Jamie Bohrer

Worship Director
517.669.5133 EXT 105

Jesus follower. Wife to the best husband I could ask for! Mother of 4 (plus whatever extra child is at my house)! Worship Ministry Director and musician. I’m obsessed with Star Wars and secretly wish I was Princess Leia. 

Janet Thompson

Coordinator of Groups and Facilities
517.669.5133 EXT 102

Follower of Jesus. Wife of one, mother of two. Grandma. Sister. Friend. Golfer. Somewhat Adventuresome.

Silvia Jarvis

Ministry Assistant

Follower of Jesus. Big Michigan State University fan. Loves all sports but volleyball is the best. Wife to an amazing and hilarious husband. Owns a homestead in the making. Loves to spend time outside. 

Joe Ingraham

Custodian and Facilities

Husband. Father. Grandpa. A wizard with coffee stains and candle wax!